WEA Test AIX Machine Network Information
 

Machine       IP Address    Network             MAC                            Firmware                       DSR
                                       Connection         Address                           Version

gvtaix04              9.42.65.156          R5-3                 00:06:29:ac:1b:7c    [ethernet]
wesbeta2            9.42.64.7               ?                       00.04.ac.e4.a9.d1  [ethernet]

weaaix01                                                                                                 [ethernet]          SPH02066
wea2aix1            9.42.65.221          R11-6               00:04:ac:e4:c3:f8     [ethernet]                                    TC6/INS Testing/DSR21
wea2aix2            9.42.65.242          R9-3                 00:02:55:6a:0b:91   [ethernet]                                    TC6/INS Testing/DSR21
wea2aix3            9.42.65.243          R9-5                 00:06:29:04:68:4a   [ethernet]                                    TC6/INS Testing/DSR21
wea2aix4            9.42.65.244      T1-4 via switch      00:02:55:6a:0a:02   [ethernet]                                    TC6/INS Testing/DSR21
wea2aix5             9.42.65.18           R11-4               00:06:29:04:88:bd   [ethernet]                                    TC6/INS Testing/DSR22
wea2aix6             9.42.66.56           R9-1                 00:02:55:af:22:7c    [ethernet]                                    TC6/INS Testing/DSR22
wea2aix7             9.42.66.57           R9-2                 00:02:55:af:22:9e    [ethernet]                                    TC6/INS Testing/DSR22
wea2aix8            9.42.64.165          R9-4                 00:04:ac:e4:c4:b6    [ethernet]          SPH02066        TC6/INS Testing/DSR22

b80aix102           9.42.96.102                                                                                                                   TC1/Heatwave/DSR 9 AIX
b80aix104           9.42.96.104                                                                                                                   TC1/Heatwave/DSR 9 AIX
b80aix105           9.42.96.105                                                                                                                   TC1/Heatwave/DSR 9 AIX
b80aix106           9.42.96.106                                                                                                                   TC1/Heatwave/DSR 9 AIX
b80aix107           9.42.96.107                                                                                                                   TC1/Heatwave/DSR 9 AIX
b80aix108           9.42.96.108                                                                                                                   TC1/Heatwave/DSR 9 AIX
b80aix109           9.42.96.109                                                                                                                   TC1/Heatwave/DSR 9 AIX
 

6c4aix101           9.42.66.85                                                                                                                     TC6/DSR25
6c4aix101           9.42.66.86                                                                                                                     TC6/DSR25
6c4aix101           9.42.66.87                                                                                                                     TC6/DSR25
6c4aix101           9.42.66.88                                                                                                                     TC6/DSR25

insaix00               9.42.97.13
insaix01               9.42.97.14
insaix02               9.42.97.15
insaix03               9.42.97.16
insaix04               9.42.97.17

essaix05              9.42.66.60            ?                      00.02.55.af.a3.9e   [ethernet]6c4aix101
 
 
 

Miscellaneous Information

/etc/resolv.conf                                  File which contains name server
route add default   9.42.64.1             Add a gateway
 
 

Using Network Sniffer

1) Startup Sniffer

2) In the Sniffer window top menu bar, select "Capture", " Filter", select "Define filter". Under the "Define Filter" panel's "Address" tab, in  "Station 1" column, enter MAC address (i.e. 000255af227c" for wea2aix6 machine),  "Dir." (Direction) should be  "<-->", "Station 2" column should be "Any". "Settings For:" selected "nim". Enter all

3) On the Sniffer window top menu bar, click the record button (">") icon. Perform the action on the machines you are sniffing and then press the stop icon and review your results.
 
 
 

NIM Data Signature Of a Good Install

(From wea2aix3 NIM)

  Bytes                Function

9-12                 Added a as machine client
15-18               Reset NIM Client
18-343             Allocate resouces to client
343-352           Perform NIM install
352-664           Resetting machine (displayed on machine being NIM'd)
664-703           Rebooting machine
712-31652       FTP boot
31652-25xxx    Rebooted
76000               Middle of mksysb
 
 
 

NIM Data Signature Of an Unknown Install

(From wea2aix8 NIM)

  Bytes                Function

1-8                   Pinging from another machine
10-70               Added a as machine client
71-251               Reset NIM Client
251-258             Allocate resouces to client
274-581           Perform NIM install
352-664           Resetting machine (displayed on machine being NIM'd)
664-667           Rebooting machine

Machine said "Unable to Resolve Server IP_"
BOOTP S = adigit (it incremented here!)
Eventually rebooted from disk.

The following did not happen on this machine
712-31652       FTP boot
31652-25xxx    Rebooted
76000               Middle of mksysb
 
 

NIM Data Signature Of an Unknown Install

(From wea2aix2 NIM)

  Bytes                Function

1-8                   Pinging from another machine
10-70               Added a as machine client
71-251               Reset NIM Client
251-258             Allocate resouces to client
274-581           Perform NIM install
352-664           Resetting machine (displayed on machine being NIM'd)
664-667           Rebooting machine

Machine said it was booting from ethernet